The Luckenbooth: A Wee Bit of Scottish Jewelry History

The Luckenbooth is traditionally a Scottish love token. The Luckenbooth brooch design is an ancient symbol of Scotland, and a traditional token of betrothal as a symbol of affection, friendship and fidelity given as a loving gift for the past four hundred years. Scotland a land of exquisite highland beauty and now synonymous with theContinue reading “The Luckenbooth: A Wee Bit of Scottish Jewelry History”

The Tradition of Ancient Celtic Jewelry

While the exact origins of Celtic Knots in ancient Celtic Jewelry are lost to time scholars largely believe these Celtic symbols more than likely date to around 500 BC. Celtic knots and Celtic knot artwork images have been found carved and drawn on ancient Celtic architecture, art and in illuminated manuscripts like the Book ofContinue reading “The Tradition of Ancient Celtic Jewelry”

Flaunt your Irish Pride with Saint Patrick’s Day Jewelry

Saint Patrick’s Day is the time-honored Irish holiday always celebrated on March 17th. The luck of the Irish is always celebrated on St. Patrick’s Day that has become a global celebration of Irish culture usually celebrated with parades and pub gatherings. On St. Patrick’s Day many people of Irish decent flaunt there best Irish jewelryContinue reading “Flaunt your Irish Pride with Saint Patrick’s Day Jewelry”

Shamrocks: A Symbol of Ireland

WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE SHAMROCK? The Meaning of the Irish Shamrock, the symbol of Ireland. The word shamrock comes from the Old Irish “seamróg”, which can be translated as “little clover”. The Irish word for clover is “seamair”, and óg means “young” or “little”. What is the difference between a shamrock and aContinue reading “Shamrocks: A Symbol of Ireland”

Saint Patrick’s Day History and Tradition

As that old saying goes “Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day“. Saint Patrick’s Day is one of the most popular Irish holidays celebrated world wide by the Irish and non Irish a like. Saint Patrick’s Day is actually the Feast day of Ireland’s patron saint known as Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, alsoContinue reading “Saint Patrick’s Day History and Tradition”

Learn How to Pronounce the Word “Claddagh” Like a Real Irishman

Irish or not, if you want to give a token of your friendship, love and loyalty that has meaning, the Claddagh rings may be the choice for you. Claddagh rings, are often mistakenly spelt Clatter Ring or Clodagh Ring, like it sounds (Irish: fáinne Chladaigh) is a traditional Irish ring. The Claddagh ring means eternalContinue reading “Learn How to Pronounce the Word “Claddagh” Like a Real Irishman”

Single or Taken? What a Claddagh ring says about your relationship status

Imagine what it would be like to experience every stage of love, loyalty, and friendship. The claddagh story is an Irish folklore steeped in romantic tradition. A Claddagh Ring is an Irish ring that symbolizes friendship, loyalty and love. Did you know a claddagh ring is like a beacon announcing to the world your relationshipContinue reading “Single or Taken? What a Claddagh ring says about your relationship status”

8 Popular Celtic Knots in Jewelry and Meaning

Throughout history of the Celtic Knot and its meaning have been an important part of Irish heritage and culture. Many Celtic knots have been used as artwork by the ancient Celts to decorate monuments, Celtic jewelry and important manuscript works such as the Book of Kells.  Celtic knots and their meanings have long been associatedContinue reading “8 Popular Celtic Knots in Jewelry and Meaning”

6 Most Admired Irish Symbols in Jewelry

Irish jewelry is steeped in Irish tradition and Celtic symbolism. It is full of mysticism and deep spiritual meaning, representing love, life cycles and faith.  Irish symbols in Irish jewelry can be traced back directly to folklore told through the centuries and ancient Celtic manuscript drawings. The popularity of Irish jewelry around the world hasContinue reading “6 Most Admired Irish Symbols in Jewelry”

The Ultimate Guide to Irish Claddagh Jewelry

The Irish Claddagh symbolizes unwavering love and faith. The Claddagh design first originated thousands of years ago. The Claddagh Ring is an old Irish ring with two hands holding a heart, surmounted by a crown. According to Irish heritage, the claddagh symbolizes love, loyalty and friendship. The hands represent ‘friendship’, the heart represents ‘love’, andContinue reading “The Ultimate Guide to Irish Claddagh Jewelry”